Huuuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaaaay! Villanova’s offense is very good, and could be on pace to finish as the most efficient in the KenPom era. That’s pretty crazy?
Will the defense be able to keep up enough to send this team to its rightful place atop college basketball? There’s some of that below too in a loaded links day.
And now, the “news.”
Big East Spotlight: Villanova’s offense already one for the ages | The Athletic
Can Villanova catch 2015 Wisconsin?
Proposal to let athletes transfer immediately after coaching change gaining steam | CBSSports.com
This is a big step in the right direction.
Villanova AD on Bill Belichick's Patriots, Jay Wright and more | SI.com
Having worked with Bill Belichick, Pete Carroll and Jay Wright, Villanova AD Mark Jackson knows what makes great coaches tick.
KenPom: Weighing the options on late-game shot selection | The Athletic
It seems that when a team faces a dire situation in any sport, there is perceived value in extending the game.
Picking up Phil Booth's minutes a team effort for Villanova | Philly.com
With Booth out indefinitely waiting for the broken bone in his right hand to heal, the top-ranked Wildcats will see the other members of their rotation play longer.
Poking Holes in Villanova’s Defense | Rush The Court
Fix this, please.
Player Of The Year Power Rankings: What does Jalen Brunson have to do to catch Trae Young? | NBC Sports
One of the assumptions that has been made in regards to the Player of the Year race is that there is no race. Which is why I’m going to dedicate today’s Power Rankings to a hypothetical: What does Jalen Brunson, who is my clear-cut No. 2 today, have to do in order to have a real chance at winning the National Player of the Year award.
Big East Bonanza: Midseason honors, stat leaders, power rankings | A Daly Dose of Hoops
Villanova just snapping up all the midseason awards here.
Bracketology 2018: Virginia replaces Duke as a No. 1 seed in NCAA tournament projection | SBNation.com
That’s thanks to the Cavaliers’ impressive win in Durham Saturday afternoon. Plus, it was a good week for the ACC in the at-large picture. And, somehow #5 Michigan State is a 5-seed in Villanova's Bracket.
Q&A with Joe Girard III - Talks approaching New York State All-Time scoring record & the latest with his recruitment | MADE Hoops
Villanova continues to stay in contact with the country's leading high school scorer.